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preliminary

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coming before the main part or item usually to introduce or prepare for what follows

  • we need to do some preliminary research in order to properly focus the experiment
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preliminary

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a performance, activity, or event that precedes and sets the stage for the main event

  • a meeting to discuss seating arrangements that was merely a preliminary to the formal negotiating sessions
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countdown, run-up [chiefly British]

lead-in

kickoff, start



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